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La flûte à six schtroumpfs (1976)

A villain named McCreep steals the Smurfs' magic flute, an instrument that makes people dance wildly, and uses it to rob them. The Smurf King sends out Peewit to track down the thief and retrieve the flute.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Georges Atlas Georges Atlas ... Sénéchal (voice)
Jacques Balutin Jacques Balutin ... Le buveur (voice)
Angelo Bardi Angelo Bardi ... Le marchand (voice) (as Angélo Bardi)
Jacques Ciron Jacques Ciron ... Le visiteur (voice)
William Coryn William Coryn ... Johan (voice)
Henri Crémieux ... Homnibus (voice) (as Henri Cremieux)
Roger Crouzet Roger Crouzet ... Schtroumpf #2 (voice)
Jacques Dynam ... Mortaille (voice)
Michel Elias Michel Elias ... Le grand Schtroumpf (voice)
Ginette Garcin ... Dame Barde (voice)
Henri Labussière Henri Labussière ... Le pêcheur (voice) (as Henri Labussiere)
Jacques Marin ... Schtroumpf-Fête (voice)
Albert Médina Albert Médina ... Torchesac (voice) (as Albert Medina)
Michel Modo ... Pirlouit (voice)
Georges Pradez Georges Pradez ... Le roi (voice)
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Storyline

A villain named McCreep steals the Smurfs' magic flute, an instrument that makes people dance wildly, and uses it to rob them. The Smurf King sends out Peewit to track down the thief and retrieve the flute. Now Johan and Pirlouit must get it back at all costs, so they head to the magical kingdom of Smurfs to ask for their help. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You're in for a 'SMURFING' GOOD TIME... with those little blue people you love! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

25 November 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Flauta dos 6 Schtroumpfs See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,180,582, 25 November 1983, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$11,234,220
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film was produced under an unusual circumstance: Dupuis Publishing (the publishers of "The Smurfs" comics) produced their own Smurfs animated shorts in the early 1960s under TVA Dupuis, their own animation division. TVA Dupuis wanted to do an original Smurfs animated feature, but at the time, they could only do short cartoons, and was not in capacity of doing a feature-length project, so they approached the animation studio Belvision, owned by Dupuis' rival Le Lombard (the publishers of Hergé's "Tintin," which Belvision adapted into animated TV shows/theatrical movies) to co-produce this film. See more »

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[first lines]
Narrator: Once upon a time... wait a minute! This isn't just another once upon a time story. This story doesn't follow the book at all. It all began in a kingdom a long time ago in the middle ages. By decree of the good king, the kingdom was having a great celebration.
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Composed by Michel Legrand
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May be disorienting!
21 May 2004 | by nut_milkSee all my reviews

Many adults forget that children used to the animated series "the Smurfs" may be disoriented by "The Smurfs and the Magic Flute". I don't forget how confused I was when my parents brought this home from the video store. First off, none of the usual human characters in the animated series appear in the movie. (Missing is Gargamel, among others). The biggest difference is that the voices of the smurfs are completely different than they are in the show, and only a fraction of the personalities in the show are represented. The voices have an eery and, frankly, annoying sound effect on them, making them sound even more chirpy and otherworldy than they ever did on TV.

These inexplicable inconsistencies are coupled with some basic faults: The smurfs do not appear until 20 minutes into the film, long after your kids have left the room or turned on the X box. The story is hard to follow and uninteresting. The magic Flute amounts to nothing more than an oddity for "hardcore" smurf fans.


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